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Alleged driver of stolen car found hiding in shed

The alleged driver of stolen vehicle was found by Saskatoon police hiding in a shed.
The alleged driver of stolen vehicle was found by Saskatoon police hiding in a shed. File / Global News

A man who tried to evade Saskatoon police is facing a number of charges after he was found hiding in a shed.

Officers spotted a Ford Taurus with a stolen licence plate early Wednesday morning on 34th Street.

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The driver sped off when police tried to pull the car over. Officers did not chase the Taurus but found it a short time later parked at a home in the 300-block of Ottawa Avenue South.

The alleged driver was found hiding in a shed and arrested.

A check of the Taurus found it had been stolen.

The 34-year-old Saskatoon man is charged with evading police, dangerous driving, break and enter, possession of stolen property and breach of probation.

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He was also wanted on outstanding warrants.

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